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Almond Board of California Invests $4.8 Mln in ‘Next-Generation’ Farming Research

Almond Board of California Invests $4.8 Mln in ‘Next-Generation’ Farming Research

👤From a Press Release 🕔Dec 5, 2017

Almond Board of California (ABC) today announced an investment of $4.8 million in 64 independent, third-party research projects exploring next-generation farming practices. Additionally, ABC released the first annual Almond Sustainability Publication, entitled Growing Good, which highlights the California Almond community’s

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Arkansas Water Resources Conference, Fayetteville, July 25-26

Arkansas Water Resources Conference, Fayetteville, July 25-26

👤From University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Jul 10, 2017

Agricultural uses of water will be a central topic of discussion at this year’s Arkansas Water Resources Center conference. The theme for year’s conference, scheduled for July 25-26 in Fayetteville, is “Protecting Water Supplies for People and the Environment.” Water

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Alabama: Water Conservation Remains Vital

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Dec 1, 2016

Farmers and residents alike welcomed rains across Alabama, but an Alabama Extension water resource expert says one rain does not break a drought. Dr. Eve Brantley says the drought will persist and water conservation is necessary. Will 2-3 Inches Make a Dent?

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Texas: Valley Growers Eligible for Irrigation, Nutrient Management Assistance

Texas: Valley Growers Eligible for Irrigation, Nutrient Management Assistance

👤By Rod Santa Ana, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Mar 8, 2016

Agricultural producers and landowners in Willacy, Cameron and Hidalgo counties may be eligible for financial assistance to improve irrigation systems and implement other conservation practices, according to personnel at the Texas Water Resources Institute. The institute is part of Texas

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Texas: Innovative Irrigation Saves Water, Boosts Yields

Texas: Innovative Irrigation Saves Water, Boosts Yields

👤By Quenna Terry, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service 🕔Feb 24, 2016

In the Ogallala Aquifer region, each drop of water counts. A group of forward-thinking farmers in Texas are finding innovative ways to irrigate their crops to use water more efficiently. These farmers are working with the North Plains Groundwater Conservation

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Georgia: Precision Ag Can Help Farmers Do More With Less Water

Georgia: Precision Ag Can Help Farmers Do More With Less Water

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia 🕔Jan 21, 2016

To better conserve water, as well as abide by federal regulations regarding the use of irrigation, a University of Georgia Cooperative Extension expert encourages Georgia farmers to develop an irrigation scheduling strategy. UGA Extension irrigation specialist Wes Porter says there

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Mississippi: Irrigation Summit Eyed Delta Water Use Issues

Mississippi: Irrigation Summit Eyed Delta Water Use Issues

👤By Bonnie Coblentz, MSU Ag Communications 🕔Dec 18, 2015

About 190 people gathered Tuesday to focus on water use and conservation, a showing that demonstrates just how important this topic is to the Delta and state. The Delta Sustainable Water Resources Task Force convened the 2015 Mississippi Delta Irrigation

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Ogallala Aquifer: $8M to Help Farm Operations in 8 States

Ogallala Aquifer: $8M to Help Farm Operations in 8 States

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 9, 2015

USDA will invest $8 million in the Ogallala Aquifer Initiative (OAI) in Fiscal Year 2016 to help farmers and ranchers conserve billions of gallons of water annually while strengthening agricultural operations. The eight-state Ogallala Aquifer has suffered in recent years

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Pennsylvania: Agronomic Management Clinic Set For July 29, 30

Pennsylvania: Agronomic Management Clinic Set For July 29, 30

👤From Penn State Extension 🕔Jul 13, 2015

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 These one-day field clinics are designed to improve the agronomic management skills of industry personnel, extension and public agents, crop consultants, and producers. When: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.-or- Thursday,

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USDA Invests $6.5M in Ogallala Aquifer Conservation

USDA Invests $6.5M in Ogallala Aquifer Conservation

👤From USDA 🕔May 14, 2015

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that the USDA is investing $6.5 million in the Ogallala Aquifer region this year to help farmers and ranchers conserve billions of gallons of water and improve water quality. Funding will be targeted to

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